Friday, April 3, 2009

201 - UPSC 2007 medical entrance mcqs with answers part 11

51. Chronic renal failure with inappropriately high haemoglobin levels may be seen with:

a. Hypertensive nephropathy
b. Ischemic nephropathy
c. Diabetic nephropathy
d. Polycystic renal disease

52. Regarding rheumatoid arthritis, which one of the following statements is correct?

a. NSAIDs are helpful in controlling the disease process
b. Corticosteroids, on long term basis, are to be given in all cases
c. DMARDs should be given early and preferably in combinations
d. Every patient of rheumatoid arthritis has a positive rheumatoid factor

53. Consider the following sites of lesion in brain:

1. Lateral geniculate body
2. Optic radiation
3. Optic tract
4. Optic chiasma

Which of the above can result in homonymous hemianopia?

(a) 1, 2 and 4
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3 .

54. What is the typical feature of nerve entrapment in the carpal tunnel syndrome?

(a) Symptoms diminish by wrist flexion
(b) Pain worsens at night
(c) Erythema present in the cutaneous distribution of median nerve
(d) Motor symptoms precede sensory symptoms

Have a look at this flow chart about carpal tunnel syndrome .

55. Which one of the following is not a feature of Guillain Barre syndrome?

(a) Albumino-cytological dissociation
(b) Transient bladder disturbances
(c) Areflexia
(d) Babinski plantar response

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